Saskatchewan government insurance

Every Driver Stopped by Police in Regina in March Will Have to Give Breath Sample.

Every Driver Stopped by Police in Regina in March Will Have to Give Breath Sample.

Feb 29, 2024 | 2:19pm
There is no question Saskatchewan has an impaired driving problem. This province frequently sits at the top of the list of provinces with high cases of impaired driving. To combat that, Regina Police and SGI are taking advantage of a law passed in 2018 which allows police to demand a breath sample, even if they […]
545 People Failed to find a safe ride home over the holidays

545 People Failed to find a safe ride home over the holidays

Jan 25, 2024 | 11:10am
SGI has released statistics from their December campaign against impaired driving. Of the 545 drivers found to have some sort of impairment, 183 ended up being charged with criminal code offences, and 362 people were given administrative suspensions. Administrative suspensions are issued when someone is caught driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) between .04 […]
SGI Launching New Impaired Driving Campaign

SGI Launching New Impaired Driving Campaign

Nov 2, 2023 | 2:00pm
With a whole bunch of reasons to celebrate on the horizon, SGI is rolling out a new campaign to make sure people do not drive after drinking, or consuming drugs. The 30-second campaign video and radio ad features two friends heading to a house party. Before they walk in, they stop and visualize how they […]

Watch for Farm Vehicles: Harvest Underway

Aug 11, 2022 | 11:09am

As harvest gets underway, SGI is reminding you to watch out for slow farm vehicles on grid roads, and the occassional highway. SGI’s Tyler McMurchy says in the past five years there has been 86 crashes involving farm equipment on Saskatchewan roads, resulting in 41 people being hurt, and seven people being killed. McMurchy says […]

SGI reports year of financial stability, important milestones in annual report

Jul 9, 2020 | 10:01am

Saskatchewan Government Insurance tabled their 2019-2020 annual reports on Thursday morning in Regina in what they call a year when they remained financially stable and reached an important milestone. Net income for SGI Canada was at $49.9 million with a loss of $4,361 in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. It’s not far off […]

2019 sees lowest number of impaired driving deaths, injuries in Sask. on record

Jun 17, 2020 | 12:08pm

Saskatchewan Government Insurance’s (SGI) constant push against impaired driving has resulted in the lowest number of injuries and deaths from impaired driving collisions on record. In 2019, Saskatchewan recorded 21 fatalities and 332 injuries from impaired driving. It’s an improvement from 43 deaths and 360 injuries in 2018. The annual average for impaired driving deaths in Saskatchewan […]

SGI to resume driver tests for ag and healthcare workers

May 9, 2020 | 10:22am

Starting Monday, SGI will resume driver road testing, but only for those working in health care and agriculture. SGI’s Tyler McMurchy says there will only be a limited number of tests made available for those sectors. As well, McMurchy says anyone in those sectors will have to apply for a road test on line through the […]